Travel On, Travel On

Travel on, travel on, there's a spirit that is flowing

Author: Sydney Carter (1969, alt.)
Tune: TRAVEL ON
Published in 2 hymnals

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Source: Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #647
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Author: Sydney Carter

Sydney Bertram Carter (6 May 1915 – 13 March 2004) was an English poet, songwriter, folk musician, born in Camden Town, London. He is best known for the song "Lord of the Dance" (1967), set to the tune of the American Shaker song "Simple Gifts", and the song "The Crow on the Cradle", adapted from an old folk song. Other notable songs include "Julian of Norwich" (sometimes called "The Bells of Norwich"), based on words of Julian of Norwich, "One More Step Along the World I Go", "When I Needed a Neighbour", "Friday Morning", "Every Star Shall Sing a Carol", "The Youth of the Heart" and "Down Below". Carter studied at Montem Street Primary School in Finsbury Park, Christ's Hospital school in Horsham, West Sussex and Balliol College, Oxfor… Go to person page >

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First Line: Travel on, travel on, there's a spirit that is flowing
Title: Travel On, Travel On
Author: Sydney Carter (1969, alt.)
Meter: 14.10.14.10.14.10
Publication Date: 1996
Copyright: © 1969, 1991 Stainer & Bell Ltd. Used by permission of Hope Publishing Company.

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Sing and Rejoice!: new hymns for congregations #127
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #647Text